StrongStart and Parent and Child Time

Stong Start 2020-2021:

Please stay tuned for more information coming out in September regarding this exciting program!  While you wait, please see below for information on this awesome program!

StrongStart is a free early learning program for pre-school children 0 – 5 years old and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. Come to enjoy gym time, free play, circle time with songs, stories and crafts provided during each session. Snack, tea and coffee free to everyone.

StrongStart is a program that offers today’s families an opportunity to provide their young children with problem-solving skills and the social skills that will help them successfully manage in school or within the community.  The time participating in a StrongStart program is a wonderful way to begin introducing your child to your neighborhood school community.

To register, drop-in during the program time and bring a birth certificate and health care card to register, or speak to our facilitator Jen for more options when you arrive.  See you on Mondays, from  9:00 - 12:00, in the Redfish School gym. 


Redfish Parent and Child Time Playgroup is a free drop in program for parents/caregivers of children aged birth to 5 years.  Come by for crafts, activities, circle time, free play, snacks and fun! Fridays from 9:30am to 11:30am in the gym at Redfish Elementary School.  For more information contact Julie Poetsch at (250) 229-2167 or This program is provided by the Kootenay Lake Family Network, Redfish Elementary School and CBAL, the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.